LUNAR SURFACE PANORAMA NEGATIVEAPOLLO 17.
Roll of negative film from the panoramic camera in the Scientific Instrument Module (SIM) Bay of the Apollo 17 CSM. Master negative from the original negative. Approx. 9½ inches wide by 350 feet long. On metal reel, in original canister with label reading: "Apollo 17. Frames: 1916 to 1950. Date: 3 Aug 1973. Master. Direct Neg."
Showing the lunar surface as seen from the Command Module. The panoramic camera photographed long sections of the surface, 205 by 13 miles, on 4 foot by 4½ inch strips of film. The film take-up cassette was removed from the panoramic camera by the Command Module Pilot during trans-Earth trajectory, and was returned to Earth in the Command Module. This system was first used on Apollo 15.